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Laurent Perrier take victory at the LDF International Polo, 2018
13 June 2018

Laurent Perrier take victory at the LDF International Polo, 2018

Last weekend saw the fifth annual LDF International Polo take place at Chester’s historic Roodee. Bathed in glorious June sunshine, the conditions were fantastic for polo, treating visitors to a great weekend of...

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LDF’s Billionth Pound is supporting 3 million Scottish eggs
12 June 2018

LDF’s Billionth Pound is supporting 3 million Scottish eggs

We recently announced that we had passed the £1 billion mark in lending on our own book. But where did that billionth pound go?

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LDF breaks £1bn mark in just 4 years
11 June 2018

LDF breaks £1bn mark in just 4 years

LDF Group (“LDF”), one of the UK’s largest alternative providers of SME finance, today announced it has broken through £1 billion in lending on its own book.

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LDF’s Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award
18 May 2018

LDF’s Flipside Campaign scoops major industry award

LDF’s “Welcome to the flipside” campaign has been award Marketing Campaign of the Year at the Credit Awards 2018.

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LDF Awarded Aldermore Platinum Partner Status
8 May 2018

LDF Awarded Aldermore Platinum Partner Status

LDF have been awarded Platinum Partner Status by Aldermore Bank for the second year running.

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LDF Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018
10 April 2018

LDF Shortlisted at the Credit Strategy Awards 2018

We are thrilled to reveal that LDF have been shortlisted as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Credit Strategy Awards, one of the largest and most prestigious events in the annual credit industry calendar.

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LDF support Business Excellence at the Cheshire High Sheriff Awards 2018
6 April 2018

LDF support Business Excellence at the Cheshire High Sheriff Awards 2018

The High Sheriff's Awards for Enterprise are Cheshire's most prestigious Awards for business performance, providing a golden opportunity for businesses throughout the region to demonstrate their excellence and be...

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LDF Group positioned for growth as part of US based, White Oak Global Advisors
5 April 2018

LDF Group positioned for growth as part of US based, White Oak Global Advisors

We are delighted to announce LDF Group’s acquisition by US based White Oak Global Advisors, LLC in what will be the first step in expanding their asset-based lending platform to serve clients in the UK and Europe.

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There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.
28 February 2018

There’s good service. Then there’s Gold Trusted Service.

We’re feeling quite star struck at LDF this week, after the quality of our service was recognised for the second year running at the Trusted Service Awards, thanks to global feedback engine, Feefo.

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We supported small businesses with half a billion in 2017
18 January 2018

We supported small businesses with half a billion in 2017

We started 2017 with a firm objective, to provide UK small businesses with half a billion in finance that could both drive growth and support entrepreneurism across the board.

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LDF shortlisted in two categories at the 2018 Business Moneyfacts Awards
12 December 2017

LDF shortlisted in two categories at the 2018 Business Moneyfacts Awards

The Business Moneyfacts Awards are the largest business finance awards ceremony in the UK and without doubt, one of the major highlights our industry calendar.

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A bumper night for industry awards success
1 December 2017

A bumper night for industry awards success

LDF had another successful night at two award ceremonies last night. The 13th annual Leasing Life Awards took place last night (29th November) in Amsterdam, celebrating the array of businesses involved in the asset...

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Ten years after the global financial crisis: What has changed?
17 November 2017

Ten years after the global financial crisis: What has changed?

10 years on from the financial crisis our MD Peter Alderson discusses how the financial industry has evolved... for the better.

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Developing the next generation of finance professionals
13 November 2017

Developing the next generation of finance professionals

The financial services landscape is changing, and rapidly...Ahead of this week’s Think/Forward event, Peter Thomas of the Leasing Foundation discusses their ambitious plans for the next generation of business finance...

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Our industries must not fall behind again
6 November 2017

Our industries must not fall behind again

From robotics to artificial intelligence (AI), advances in technology have been gathering pace over recent years. Built on the digital advances of the past four decades, the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution is...

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